Doro Magna 4000 Hard of Hearing Corded Telephone
The telephone is an important connection to the outside world, so it's important that the hard of hearing are comfortable using it. The Doro Magna 4000 Hard of Hearing Corded Telephone combines sleek and stylish design with a host of accessibility features to improve the lives of the hearing impaired.
- Receiver Volume: Up to 60dB
- Ringing Volume: Up to 90dB
- Hearing aid compatible
- Power cord
- Caller ID
How Loud Is This Amplified Telephone?
The Doro Magna 4000 is one of the loudest phones on the market today, as tested by Action on Hearing Loss. With a receiver volume of up to 60dB, it's approximately 32 times louder than a standard telephone, which makes it suitable even for those with significant hearing loss. The ringing volume can be boosted up to 90dB, and, what's more, this phone is hearing aid compatible for even clearer sound for hearing aid users.
Is This Phone Suitable for the Visually Impaired?
A big button keypad with high-contrast markings makes the Doro Magna 4000 great for users with reduced vision. These larger keys enable you to clearly and easily see which buttons you are pressing, helping to make mis-dialling a thing of the past. The keys even feature a low reflective finish so that you can easily and clearly see each key even under bright lights.
How Easy to Set Up Is the Doro Magna 4000?
Setting up your Doro Magna 4000 Amplified Telephone couldn't be easier. All you need to do is:
- Connect the curly cord to the handset and to the telephone base.
- Connect the mains adaptor to an electrical wall socket and then to the socket marked DC 12V on the unit.
- Connect the telephone line cord to a network wall socket and then to your telephone socket.
- Lift the handset and listen for the dial tone.
You can learn more about how to set up and connect the Doro Magna 4000 by viewing the user manual linked below:
|User Manual |
Can I Use It with My Hearing Aid?
Yes, this telephone is hearing aid compatible. To use your hearing aid in this mode, make sure that your hearing aid is set to "T-mode" or telecoil coupling mode (not all hearing aid have this mode). For the best results, try using the telephone in different positions relative to your hearing aid, for example, placing the receiver slightly below or in front of the ear may result in better performance.
Can This Phone Be Wall Mounted?
The telephone can be wall mounted by using the included wall mount bracket and two screws. To do so, please follow these steps:
- Drill two holes in the wall, vertically 83mm apart.
- Insert the screws, allowing them to project ~5mm out from the wall.
- Unplug and remove the handset.
- Fit the guide tabs on the bracket into the slots on the back of the telephone, then slide the bracket upwards until it snaps into place.
- Position the phone so that the screws on the wall fit into the slots in the bracket, then slide the phone downwards until it is hanging on the screws.
- Remove the handset hook by pushing it upwards, and insert it in the reversed position so that the small tab protrudes. The hook will now keep the handset in the cradle when the phone is wall mounted.
- Replace the handset, on the hanging peg, in the hook switch.
Features and Benefits
- Maximum receiver volume of 60dB
- Maximum ringer volume of 90dB
- Built-in electronic phone book with 50 entries
- Back-lit display with big characters
- Hands-free speakerphone
- Hearing aid compatible
- Adjustable tone and volume level
- Optional visual ring indicator
- Two ringer volume settings
- High contrast keys with low reflective finish
- Ergonomic handset, locates firmly in base
- Caller ID compatible
- Wall mountable
- Dimensions (HxWxD): 200 x 200 x 85mm